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Mar 9, 2013 7:00am PST
community part. dozens of volunteers meeting every friday night to walk some of oakland's seediest streets in the dead of night, stomping grounds for at least 15 gangs along international boulevard. >> we're here to try to build a relationship in the community. >> reporter: in october, oakland police chief howard jordan and community members met with the gangs, offering to work with them to help them find jobs and leave the life- style, but promised justice if the violence continued. >> today, we kept our promise. >> reporter: the community is keeping its promise, too, and they believe it is making a difference, however slowly. >> this is not going to happen overnight. if you try to judge the results of these efforts by what happened this morning or even by us walking for six months, you're going to get a false read, because this is not the end. this is only the beginning. >> reporter: christin ayers, kpix 5. >> according to police, the woman in that surveillance video was not hurt. both men were recently arrested. >>> more bay area headlines now, a suspect is under arrest in the b
Mar 2, 2013 7:00am PST
. >>> a federal judge has chosen a compliance director for the oakland police department, but he's not revealing that person's name yet. judge felton henderson says that first the city must stop delaying and give him salary information on the city administrator and the police chief. that data would be used to set the new official salary. the compliance director will be responsible for making police carry out court-ordered reforms. >>> the city of oakland did celebrate its monthly first friday street festival last night, and this time it was peaceful, that is after a shooting during last month's event. in early february, 18-year-old kante campbell was shot and killed in a dark parking lot about an hour after that event closed down. this time police and security flooded telegraph avenue and the route was cut in half. >> it has a history of violence, but this event has been peaceful, so now everybody is just watching a little bit extra, just being a little bit more, like you said, vigilant and diligent on just what's going on out here. >> this month's first friday did end an hour earl
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